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Championship: Watford expected to win home against Sheffield Wednesday

The league table in Championship tells a story about these teams so far, with Watford leading Sheffield Wednesday by 43 points. Match preview to follow:

Insights:
  • Watford have the fewest conceded goals (26) in Championship
  • Sheffield Wednesday have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Championship
Best bookmaker betting odds:

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Watford form and stats

47 points is a decent return from 19 Championship games here at Vicarage Road for Watford. The data says 15 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. Watford has won so many consecutive home games (five in a row) that they struggle to remember the last time points were lost here at Vicarage Road. We remember; it was Queens Park Rangers. The team is doing great wherever they are playing as Watford has won five games in a row. The AFC Bournemouth match was the last time out without a victory.

Watford's last game was hosting Birmingham City (placed 21st) and winning 3-0. In the preceding match a 4-1 victory visiting Rotherham United.

The manager F. Muñoz Llompart will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Middlesbrough in only three days.

Watford can score goals in their home matches. After 19 league matches they have found the net 38 times. Watford are not conceding a lot of goals here at Vicarage Road in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 12 from 19 matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Sheffield Wednesday form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Sheffield Wednesday so far with only 14 points returning home. The records show 4-2-13 (win-draw-lose).

Sheffield Wednesday play their second away game in a row, but can be confident going into this one after the 2-1 victory visiting Barnsley (placed 5th). A 1-1 draw was the result before that, hosting Huddersfield Town.

A new game in only three days for Sheffield, the Championship home match versus Cardiff City. Busy days.

The visitors have scored 13 goals from 19 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. In the opposite end, Sheffield have conceded 33 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Sheffield Wednesday - Watford 0-0. Last ten meetings between the teams: Watford won five, Sheffield Wednesday won two and three draws. seven games with over 2,5 goals, three matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

WatfordJ. Junqueira de Jesus
J. Junqueira de Jesus
9 goals
WatfordI. Sarr
I. Sarr
9 goals
WatfordT. Deeney
T. Deeney
7 goals

Watford missing players

Sheffield Wednesday missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Fri 02.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Vicarage Road (22200 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 38 25 8 5 56 27 19 12 6 1 27 10 19 13 2 4 29 17 29 83
2 Watford 38 22 9 7 55 26 19 15 2 2 38 12 19 7 7 5 17 14 29 75
3 Swansea City 37 20 9 8 45 29 19 11 5 3 23 11 18 9 4 5 22 18 16 69
4 Brentford 37 19 11 7 65 39 18 10 6 2 35 19 19 9 5 5 30 20 26 68
5 Barnsley 38 19 7 12 49 42 19 10 4 5 24 19 19 9 3 7 25 23 7 64
6 Reading 38 18 8 12 52 41 19 11 1 7 29 21 19 7 7 5 23 20 11 62
7 AFC Bournemouth 37 16 11 10 55 37 19 11 3 5 33 19 18 5 8 5 22 18 18 59
8 Cardiff City 38 16 10 12 55 37 19 7 4 8 32 21 19 9 6 4 23 16 18 58
9 Middlesbrough 38 16 8 14 46 39 19 10 3 6 25 18 19 6 5 8 21 21 7 56
10 Millwall 38 12 16 10 38 36 19 5 10 4 18 16 19 7 6 6 20 20 2 52
11 Stoke City 38 13 13 12 42 42 19 9 4 6 26 21 19 4 9 6 16 21 0 52
12 Queens Park Rangers 37 13 11 13 39 43 19 8 4 7 21 22 18 5 7 6 18 21 -4 50
13 Luton Town 37 14 8 15 31 41 18 7 6 5 22 20 19 7 2 10 9 21 -10 50
14 Bristol City 38 15 4 19 39 50 19 7 2 10 15 22 19 8 2 9 24 28 -11 49
15 Blackburn Rovers 38 12 10 16 50 42 19 6 7 6 25 21 19 6 3 10 25 21 8 46
16 Preston North End 38 13 5 20 39 49 19 5 4 10 15 18 19 8 1 10 24 31 -10 44
17 Nottingham Forest 38 10 12 16 30 38 19 5 7 7 16 18 19 5 5 9 14 20 -8 42
18 Huddersfield Town 37 11 9 17 41 52 18 8 4 6 25 18 19 3 5 11 16 34 -11 42
19 Derby County 38 10 10 18 27 42 19 5 6 8 14 20 19 5 4 10 13 22 -15 40
20 Coventry City 37 9 12 16 32 48 19 7 7 5 19 19 18 2 5 11 13 29 -16 39
21 Birmingham City 38 9 11 18 28 50 19 4 3 12 14 32 19 5 8 6 14 18 -22 38
22 Rotherham United 34 10 5 19 38 47 17 4 3 10 21 26 17 6 2 9 17 21 -9 35
23 Sheffield Wednesday 37 10 8 19 28 47 18 6 6 6 15 14 19 4 2 13 13 33 -19 32
24 Wycombe Wanderers 38 6 9 23 25 61 19 4 5 10 12 24 19 2 4 13 13 37 -36 27

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 38 25 8 5 56 27 19 12 6 1 27 10 19 13 2 4 29 17 29 83
2 Watford 38 22 9 7 55 26 19 15 2 2 38 12 19 7 7 5 17 14 29 75
3 Swansea City 37 20 9 8 45 29 19 11 5 3 23 11 18 9 4 5 22 18 16 69
4 Brentford 37 19 11 7 65 39 18 10 6 2 35 19 19 9 5 5 30 20 26 68
5 Barnsley 38 19 7 12 49 42 19 10 4 5 24 19 19 9 3 7 25 23 7 64
6 Reading 38 18 8 12 52 41 19 11 1 7 29 21 19 7 7 5 23 20 11 62
7 AFC Bournemouth 37 16 11 10 55 37 19 11 3 5 33 19 18 5 8 5 22 18 18 59
8 Cardiff City 38 16 10 12 55 37 19 7 4 8 32 21 19 9 6 4 23 16 18 58
9 Middlesbrough 38 16 8 14 46 39 19 10 3 6 25 18 19 6 5 8 21 21 7 56
10 Millwall 38 12 16 10 38 36 19 5 10 4 18 16 19 7 6 6 20 20 2 52
11 Stoke City 38 13 13 12 42 42 19 9 4 6 26 21 19 4 9 6 16 21 0 52
12 Queens Park Rangers 37 13 11 13 39 43 19 8 4 7 21 22 18 5 7 6 18 21 -4 50
13 Luton Town 37 14 8 15 31 41 18 7 6 5 22 20 19 7 2 10 9 21 -10 50
14 Bristol City 38 15 4 19 39 50 19 7 2 10 15 22 19 8 2 9 24 28 -11 49
15 Blackburn Rovers 38 12 10 16 50 42 19 6 7 6 25 21 19 6 3 10 25 21 8 46
16 Preston North End 38 13 5 20 39 49 19 5 4 10 15 18 19 8 1 10 24 31 -10 44
17 Nottingham Forest 38 10 12 16 30 38 19 5 7 7 16 18 19 5 5 9 14 20 -8 42
18 Huddersfield Town 37 11 9 17 41 52 18 8 4 6 25 18 19 3 5 11 16 34 -11 42
19 Derby County 38 10 10 18 27 42 19 5 6 8 14 20 19 5 4 10 13 22 -15 40
20 Coventry City 37 9 12 16 32 48 19 7 7 5 19 19 18 2 5 11 13 29 -16 39
21 Birmingham City 38 9 11 18 28 50 19 4 3 12 14 32 19 5 8 6 14 18 -22 38
22 Rotherham United 34 10 5 19 38 47 17 4 3 10 21 26 17 6 2 9 17 21 -9 35
23 Sheffield Wednesday 37 10 8 19 28 47 18 6 6 6 15 14 19 4 2 13 13 33 -19 32
24 Wycombe Wanderers 38 6 9 23 25 61 19 4 5 10 12 24 19 2 4 13 13 37 -36 27

Watford Sheffield Wednesday
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
38 19 7 Played P 7 19 37
22 15 7 Won W 3 4 10
9 2 0 Drew D 1 2 8
7 2 0 Lost L 3 13 19
55 38 15 Scored S 8 13 28
26 12 3 Conceded C 11 33 47
87% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 92%
55% 68% 86% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 79% 65%
34% 42% 43% Over 2.5 O 2.5 71% 42% 35%
18% 26% 14% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 11% 5%
16% 21% 14% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 11% 5%
39% 42% 29% BTTS BTTS 57% 37% 41%
47% 53% 71% Clean Sheets C S 14% 11% 27%
26% 5% 0% Failed to Score F T 29% 53% 41%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.7 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.4 1.5 1.5
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 3 7
 
11.1 11.4 10.7 Shots (avg) S ( 6.9 8.2 8.9
3.6 4.1 4.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.4 2.2 2.8
40% 49% 45% Goal Efficiency G E 47% 32% 27%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Sheffield Wednesday have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Sheffield Wednesday have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Sheffield Wednesday have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Championship
  • Sheffield Wednesday have the fewest scored goals in the second half (10) in Championship
  • Sheffield Wednesday haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Watford have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Watford have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Watford have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Sheffield Wednesday have scored away.
  • Watford have the fewest conceded goals (26) in Championship
  • Watford have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (10) in Championship
  • Watford have the most points (47) at home in Championship
  • Watford have the most scored goals (38) at home in Championship
  • Watford have the the best goal difference (+26) at home in Championship
  • Watford haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

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Bookie Watford Draw Sheffield Wednesday

Read more about Championship

The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.